BWW Review: Young, DeGarmo and Doolittle Star in Studio Tenn's Stylish Revival of GREASE
Grease has been a part of the American musical theater vernacular for so long - it opened in Chicago some 47 years ago in the halcyon days of 1971 - that it's easy to overlook the show's impact on theater, in general, and audiences, in particular. Its multiple revivals on Broadway, in regional theater and in various community theater and high school drama settings probably makes you believe you've seen in far more often than you actually have (unless, of course, you watch the film treatment with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John over and over).
Like so many other shows that have become part of the popular culture in a monumental, all-encompassing way, it may seem that Grease has always been a part of our lives, but when you encounter a sparkling, colorful and spirited revival of the stage show - like the current Studio Tenn production playing through this weekend at the Jamison Theater at The Factory in Franklin - it's almost as if you're seeing the show for the very first time. READ MORE HERE